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My 2005 Chevy cavalier will not change gears. I have checked

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My 2005 Chevy cavalier will not change gears . I have checked the linkage under the hood. It appears that something g is wrong with the shifter. What do you suggest?
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: My 2005 Chevy cavalier will not. Change gears. I have checked the linkage under the hood . It appears to be the shifter. What do you suggest?
JA: Are you fixing your Cavalier yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have checked the brake switch. The lights work. Original transmission has 82 ooo miles. I want to fix it myself. You can move linkage under the hood and change gears. But not with shifter?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I'm here to help get your problem solved.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

This would mean the shifter cable has broke and needs to be replaced, here are replacement instructions. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/2pi3a0fxwmucpji/shiftercable.pdf?dl=0

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/lwk5e0ua8hpn3vi/shifter2.pdf?dl=0

Expert:  Dan replied 22 days ago.

Ever get it figured out? Please do not forget to rate answer. Thanks.